[HOT] – Net Neutrality, John Conyers, Zimbabwe: Your Tuesday Evening Briefing

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Good evening. Here is the last one.

1. The F.C.C. unveiled a plan to repeal net neutrality rules, which require broadband providers to give consumers equal access to all content on the Web.

The F.C.C. The President appointed by President Trump, Ajit Pai, above, said the change would allow the government to stop "micromanaging the Internet."

It is expected to be approved on December 14 by an online vote of five commissioners. But some companies will probably put up a legal fight to prevent it from settling down. In other business information, Uber announced that hackers had accessed personal data from 57 million drivers and motorcyclists last year – and the company kept the secret for a year . He has since fired his senior security officer.


2. Nancy Pelosi, Democratic House leader, asked the Ethics Committee to investigate on charges of sexual harassment against John Conyers Jr., the oldest member of the House.

Conyers, 88, a Michigan Democrat, above, confirmed a settlement in a lawsuit of a former employee who said in 2015 that she had been fired for to have refused to sleep with him.

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand discusses sexual harassment on Capitol Hill on "The Daily".

In the media world, CBS fired Charlie Rose after several women accused him of sexual misconduct. PBS canceled his show, and Bloomberg TV also cut ties.


3. President Trump appeared in his element during the annual pardon of the White House.

He was amazed at the size of Drumstick ("Thirty-six pounds – that's a big bird"), admiring the appearance of the animal ("beautiful turkey "), and praised the facility where the turkey would settle (" Gobbler's Rest, Beautiful Place ") as well as the university that houses it (" Virginia Tech , "formidable school")

Subsequently, Mr. Trump defended Roy Moore, noting that the Alabama Senate candidate denied allegations of sexual misconduct against him. Then Mr. Trump took off for Mar-a-Lago, where he will spend the Thanksgiving break

We collected the best writings of right and left on the republican tax plan, that the leaders of the Senate aim at go up on Mr. Trump's desk before Christmas


4. Elsewhere in the Animal Kingdom, The Surprise Intervention of Trump president to try to save the elephants of Zimbabwe and Zambia from becoming hunting trophies has attracted the attention of all political parties.

But why did he do it? became the, well, pachyderm in the room. Aides had a simple explanation: The president likes elephants


5. The representative Dana Rohrabacher, a 15-year-old Republican originally from California, laughed at suggestions that he is an asset of Russian intelligence

But investigators might not see the demarcation line. The F.B.I. and the Senate Intelligence Committee is looking to interview him about a meeting with Julian Assange. Special advocate Robert Mueller would be interested in a meeting between Rohrabacher and Michael Flynn, Trump's short-term adviser on national security

Republicans reduce role of Rohrabacher in Washington, and the challengers in his district feel the blood.


6. President Bashar al-Assad made his second known voyage out of Syria in seven years of war, visiting the Russia and thanking President Vladimir Putin for the military intervention that he credited with "saving" the country. Iranian and Turkish officials join them in talks to end the war.

Our correspondent went to Damascus, the capital. She found those who had not fled mourning and loneliness. "Everyone has a story," said an art dealer from the Old City. "Someone is dead.Someone has lost his home … no one is the same."

Right next door in Lebanon, the former prime minister, Saad Hariri, returned home after his surprise resignation in Saudi Arabia.


7. Robert Mugabe – who once proclaimed that "only God will drive me away!" – resigned from his post of President of Zimbabwe shortly after legislators had started an impeachment procedure. Mr. Mugabe, 93, had been in power since 1980.

Jubilant residents invaded the streets. This video examines the mixture of hope and skepticism that Zimbabweans entertain with the future


8. "The game is really rigged . " That was another Robert Robert Reich, the 71-year-old Berkeley professor and former secretary of labor. He became a social media star with his flanks against Washington and our economic system.

We met him in a steakhouse in front of the New York Stock Exchange, where he ordered a small garden salad. (The restaurant was his choice.)

The subject: his new film Netflix, "Saving Capitalism", which argues that corporations and the rich have taken control of the legislative process.


9. The Thanksgiving story, as most Americans have learned, no is not exactly accurate. Above, "The First Thanksgiving to Plymouth," by Jennie Augusta Brownscombe, 1914.

Pilgrims celebrated the harvest with members of the Wampanoag tribe in 1621. But it may be that a cultural communion moment, it was an aberrant value in a bloody history of conquest.

And calling anything "the first Thanksgiving" is a bit of a misnomer. Amerindian and European societies organized festivals to celebrate successful harvests for centuries


10. Finally, Stephen Colbert riff on the President Trump's anger over UCLA After helping to secure their release, Mr. Trump was found in a feud with one of their fathers, LaVar Ball, who refused to thank the White House. "I should have left them in jail!" Mr. Trump tweeted in response.

"Imagine Thanksgiving at Trump House," said Mr. Colbert. "Let's go around the table and all say what we are grateful for, I'm going to start."

Have a good night.


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